Monday, March 30, 2009

Possible new running buddy!

I posted a lonnnnggg time about my sister and brother in law and their amazing weight loss journey. Anyone remember that, they were actually on the Today show b/c they lost a combined total of like 300 lbs. Both have done great jobs keeping it off and changing their lifestlye. Especially the brother in law Tim, he is like a new man. He now loves to work out and is a total food nazi, don't get anything near him with high fructose corn syrup or partially hydrogenated oil in it people! Well, anyway they both lost the weight without a ton of working out, mostly just food changes. But he started going to the gym pretty religiously a year or so ago and she started working out in the last 6 months and is loving Zumba and pilates classes. I am so proud of them both, but Tim, Tim is running! Yes running! He can now run 3 miles at a time with no issue. My sister emailed me today and said he mentioned something about maybe doing a marathon someday. I'm sure he could. I suggested a half for him to give a shot. So I have my fingers crossed that he will join me for a fall half marathon in my neck of the woods. I am super geeked to help him tailor a running plan and stay motivated and it will help me b/c I will be starting over basically and it'll be a long road from baby to half marathon considering I have run consistently since Jan (the horror!). I suggested the Cleveland Clinic River run, Towpath Half or Fall Classic. hope I can get him on board.

And just because:

3 comments:

triguyjt said...

hey...thats awesome about him wanting to do a marathon...

hope you're feeling well

Trishie said...

that's awesome, monica! and I <3 the new bloggy design - it's adorable .

Lora said...

That's great about both of their weight loss and about his interest in running. Hope you guys can do that half together!

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distance runner attempting to run a marathon in every state, vegetarian foodie, mediocre triathlete, sucky swimmer, mommy to Harper, tea lover, coffee drinker, animal saver, hubby snuggler, race addict, full time working 31 year old living in cleveland
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Marathons so far

  • Sept 2012 - Corning, NY - TBD
  • April 2012 - Louisville, KY - TBD
  • Sept 2011 - Erie PA - 4:25
  • June 2011 - South Bend IN - 5 hrs+ (it was 98 degrees!)
  • Dec 2010 - Rehoboth Beach DE - 4:26:06
  • Nov 2010 - Huntington WV - 4:11:44
  • Oct 2009 - Towpath - Cleveland area OH - 4:30:35

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